Beef & Chicken Fajitas
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Chile Verde Bowl
Crossbar Craft Beer Pub
The Bakersfield Condors host the Stockton Heat for the first of two this week. Bakersfield is 4-1-0 against Stockton this season. It is the first matchup in Bakersfield since Saturday, Oct. 27, an 8-2 win for the Condors. On home ice this season, Bakersfield has outscored Stockton 16-3.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Bakersfield split a weekend set in Colorado against the Eagles. G Shane Starrett stopped all 28 shots on Saturday in a 2-0 win. RW David Gust and RW Josh Currie each had goals for the Condors who put an end to a five-game winless drought.
The Heat dropped a 2-1 decision in San Jose on Sunday. RW Buddy Robison scored his sixth of the season and G Jon Gillies stopped 31 of 33 in the loss.
A GUST OF GOALS
RW David Gust scored three goals in two games in Colorado over the weekend. He now has five goals in his last seven games and nine on the season.
Bakersfield has 33 games remaining in the regular season and will have just 26 left when the team returns from the AHL All-Star Break at the beginning of February. The Condors currently have 37 points through 35 games. Over the past three seasons, it has taken an average of 75 points to secure a playoff berth in the Pacific Division.
Second-year netminder Shane Starrett, in his first full AHL season, is now 10th among AHL goalies in goals-against average at 2.58. He has been part of a Condors team defense which is 8th in the AHL in goals against at 2.91 and shots against at 28.43 a night.
RW Josh Currie has four points (2g-2a) in his last five games… G Shane Starrett’s 28-save shutout performance was his second of the season. G Dylan Wells has the team’s other shutout on the season. Bakersfield’s record for most shutouts in a season came in 2015-16 when Laurent Brossoit (3), Eetu Laurikainen (1), and Ben Scrivens combined for five… C Cooper Marody has assists in three straight games… Bakersfield is 14-5-2 when it has at least a share of the lead after one period of play.
Stockton is last in goals-against per game at 4.11 a contest. Their offense is sixth in the league at 3.54 goals for per game… The Heat have been a better road than home team. Away from Stockton Arena, the team is 9-8-1 while they are 7-10-2 at home… RW Buddy Robinson has an AHL-high point streak of 10 games currently (4g-9a).
HEAD-TO-HEAD BY SEASON
2018-19: BAK 4-1-0-0
2017-18: BAK 3-7-0-0
2016-17: BAK 7-5-0-0
2015-16: BAK 7-4-1-0
ALL-TIME: BAK 21-17-1-0
1/15 – LW Joe Gambardella assigned by Edmonton (NHL)